- Students. London, UK, 2001
- Survey name:
- Unnamed study
- N = 234
- Non Response:
- Questionnaire: paper
- Authors's Label
- Affect Balance Scale
- Our Classification
- Cronbach alpha: PA: .46, NA:.49, ABS: .48
Positive Affect Scale M=0.83
Negative Affect Scale M=0.81
- Selfreport on 10 questions: During the past few weeks, did you ever feel ....? (yes/no)
A Particularly exited or interested in something?
B So restless that you couldn't sit long in a chair?
C Proud because someone complimented you on something
you had done?
D Very lonely or remote from other people?
E Pleased about having accomplished something?
G On top of the world?
H Depressed or very unhappy?
I That things were going your way?
J Upset because someone criticized you?
Answer options and scoring:
yes = 1
no = 0
-Positive Affect Score (PAS): A+C+E+G+I
-Negative Affect Score (NAS): B+D+F+H+J
-Affect Balance Score (ABS): PAS minus NAS
Possible range: -5 to +5
Observed Relation with Happiness
NA: r = -.23 (001)